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What mark is visible through inspection hole at top dead center on a nissan frontier qd32 engine ?

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A dot or a stroke mark.

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Well since the lights are controlled by the OBD (on board diagnostics), you'll have to reset it. You may be able to do this by simply disconnecting the battery for a few hours. However, a lot of newer vehicles have electronically locked radios which require the manual to be able to be re-enabled.

I'd check out the radio before disconnecting the battery.

The only other ways are to physically disconnect the lights in the dash or get someone with an OBD reader to clear the codes.

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on the nissian frontiers the thermostat is most likily in the lower radiator hose if you look from under the vehicle you will likily see a round housing with three bolts or nuts just follow the hose up from the rad

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the camshafts have slots on the back end of them a flat piece of steel aligns them when motor is at tdc see picture.e1037b9.gif

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How do i find top dead center on a nissan frontier qd32 engine?

There are a number of ways. If it is a petrol engine, remove the number 1 spark plug, on a diesel remove the no. 1 injector (ouch). Place a straight sturdy wire (welding rod or cut off the long end of a wire clothes hanger) and gently push it down the cylinder. Have someone slowly turn the engine by hand using a socket on the front engine pulley while feeling the wire as it moves up out of the plug / injector hole. Never try doing this trick by turning the starter motor, it will end in disaster.
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